Coronavirus Update:- Central government bans sale of liquor, tobacco during the extended lockdown
Coronavirus Updates:- Coronavirus expended his legs in all over the world. according to the latest update, more than 2,010,000 are infected and 132,276 is died due to coronavirus. Coronavirus patient number is also increased in India as on 15th April, more than 11900 peoples are infected and 392 has died. According to the last update, USA leads the world in both infected and death numbers.
On 14th April, Indian PM also extended lockdown for next 19 days. They also have taken some more steps for reducing and controlling coronavirus cases. The central government has banned the sale of liquor and Tabacco till 03rd May. The Prime Minister Narender Modi announced on Tuesday, the sale of liquor and tobacco is banned during the extended lockdown. This move, by the central, is to ensure social distancing is practiced to the fight against the Coronavirus.
The Ministry of Home Affairs has released a list of directives on Wednesday, enforceable under the Disaster Management Act, 2005, the government banned the sale of liquor, tobacco, and gutka. Also, the directives said that people who spit in public would be fined.
The novel coronavirus causes a fatal respiratory illness to people who test positive for Covid-19 and spreads primarily through respiratory droplets produced when a person talks, coughs or sneezes.
After Prime Minister Modi announced the extension of the nationwide lockdown till May 3, MHA has issued a set of guidelines to follow during the lockdown.
The government has given some relief to the industrial sector. Manufacturing units and industries functioning from Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have been given relief to operate during the lockdown. This is helpful for the economy.